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street journal report" begins right now. >> here's a look at what is making news as we head to a new week on wall street. if if toward thought they would get a bounce after the election, they thought wrong. president obama's second term victory was greeted with stocks worst day of the year. the dow fell 300 points on wednesday and triple-digits on thursday and and the markets were mixed on friday. bond rating agency moody's reiterated the possibility of a downgrade if america goes over the fiscal cliff but said it would wa wait after budget negotiations. a downgrade will make it more expensive for the united states to borrow money. >>> superstorm sandy would provide an economic boost to the auto industry. 250,000 new and used cars may have been ruined by sandy. a loss that could eventually lead to a spike in auto sales. overall consumer borrowing expanded in september but at a slower pace than the previous month. a sign buyers may be pulling back on credit card purchases. this is an important point because consumer and consumer spending make up two-thirds of the u.s. economy. >>> what wil
out she is make the move to be with other giraffes at her new zoo. >>> president obama gets back to work following his election victory. the looming financial crisis the president will be forced to tackle with the divided congress. >>> prepping for an incoming storm late night construction on an east bay highway to make sure drivers stay safe during today's rain. >> reporter: i'm terry mcsweeney at the embassy suites in burlingame, 500 guests were evacuated for hours this morning after carbon monoxide was detected in the hotel. now the controversy about how that evacuation was handled, coming up in a live report. >> good morning. you are looking at the bay bridge toll, the metering lights on. traffic backing towards the macarthur maze, carpool lanes and fast track whiching -- >>> some things are worth waiting for. thank you for joining us i'm kristen sze. >>> i'm eric thomas. like this forecast is worth waiting for. >>> it is going to be cool today, blustery is a good word to describe 50s and breezy conditions right now live doppler 7 hd still spinning, not picking up any radar r
obama told a news conference no classified information was compromised in the e-mail and sex scandal. he was asked about david petraeus, perhaps most distinguished army general of his generation, who quit the c.i.a. last week after an f.b.i. investigation discovered that he was having an affair. >> general petraeus had an extraordinary career. he served this country with great distinction in iraq, in afghanistan, and as head of the c.i.a. by his own assessment, he did not meet standards that he felt were necessary as the director of the c.i.a. with respect to this personal matter that he is now dealing with, with his family, and with his wife. and it's on that basis that he tendered his resignation, and it's on that basis i accepted it. >> pelley: in the same question, the president was asked about general john allen, commander of the u.s. forces in afghanistan and his nominee to lead nato. but mr. obama was silent on allen. the same f.b.i. investigation uncovered e-mails between allen and a socialite, jill kelly, who hosted functions for central command in tampa, where both petraeus and
happens. thank you. >> all right. >>> president obama got a firsthand look today at parts of new york that were hardest hit by superstorm sandy. thousands of new yorkers, yes, thousands of new yorkers still don't have power two and a half weeks after sandy hit. the storm is raising serious questions about the government's response, even bigger questions about weather patterns, at least for some. let's bring in our white house correspondent brianna keilar -- actually, brianna is not yet available i'm told. but we do expect to get her up soon. we'll speak to brianna keilar momentarily. we'll also have a quick check of some of the day's other top stories. that's coming up including mitt romney, did he hurt himself with gaffes during his presidential campaign? is he hurting the republican party right now with his latest comments, the louisiana governor, bobby jindal, he's standing by to join us live. (splashing)... (child screaming underwater)... (underwater noises). >>> we've reconnected with brianna keilar, our white house correspondent, brianna keilar, is watching what's going on in ne
that report to be made public in mid december. >> hallie jackson, thank you. >> president obama will visit new york today. >> hostess may be cutting production for good. you might want to stock up on those twinkiees and wonder bread. >> volume is still light and moving smoothly. >> welcome back. 43 degrees downtown. a chilly start for us but not as cold as yesterday. we will make it up to 50 this afternoon. much cooler outside the city. 37 in catonsville. a mixture of sun and clouds. late this afternoon, about a 20% chance for a rain shower. high temperature near 50. we'll come back and take the forecast through the weekend. >> president obama will visit communities in new york today. he will witness all the devastation caused by superstars sandy. he will likely visit stan island and the rockaways. some residents are still without power appeared we are talking more than two weeks later. the dave matthews is helping victims. the band is pledging $1 million by turning a concert into a benefit concert. a fund was established in new jersey. the money will be used for immediate and long term recove
know about this? >> reporter: tamron, this is big news. the white house announcing that president obama will visit myanmar in just about ten days. this, of course, comes after secretary of state hillary clinton visited several months ago. the united states has been working with this country in its transition to democracy. president obama expected to meet with the president of myanmar as well as pro-democracy leader sue chi. she was a nobel lawyer rate under house arrest for 20 years. president obama will now. she's part of myanmar's government. a lot of transition towards democracy. the united states has been working with the country toward its transition easing sanctions and working with them in other ways to help and offer support, but doing so on a limited basis saying we will give as much you receive. by the way, this is a part of an overall trip president obama is taking to asia pegged on the east asia summit in cambodia. >> the president has spain to speaker boehner and other leaders about plain going forward. what else do we know? >> reporter: it's significant. president obama ca
in redwood city claudine wong ktvu channel 2 news. >>> president obama will address the this morning for the first time since winning reelection. he will speak from the white house at 10:05 our time. coming up at 6:1:00 the message president obama is expected to give congress about how to avoid the so called fiscal cliff. and john boehner will hold his own news conference. that begins at 8:00. he's expected to lay out the republican position on avoiding this fiscal cliff. boehner says he is the most reasonable guy in washington and he believes he can find common ground with the president. >>> they're still counting votes from tuesday's election but mitt romney's top campaign official is saying president obama will win florida. president obama leads mitt romney in florida, 49.9% to 49.3%. the romney campaigns says it expects the president's lead to get bilgier as more of the votes are counted. president obama was reelected without florida's 29 electoral college votes. >>> back over to sal who's checking in on the south bay right now. >> that's right and in the southeast bay we've had
kelley who she saw as a romantic viral. -- romantic rival. >>> president obama heads to new york today to tour superstorm sandy damage. the president will meet with local officials, first responders, fema staff and families recovering from the storm that hit two weeks ago. he was in new jersey before the election last week parts of and new jersey are still without power. >>> registered sex offender caught volunteering at a south bay catholic school. it is illegal for a sex offender to be on school grounds he claims he had permission from the church. leslie brinkley has details. >> reporter: 51-year-old worked as a volunteer at the catholic school festival last month. they say someone recognized him as a sex offender and notified a santa clara county deputy onsite. he wasn't arrested because he had a letter with written permission from a church official to be there. he is a registered sex offender who reached a plea with the d.a. for molesting a young relative, more than a decade ago. he was at the school festival working the sound system with little to no supervision, with hundreds of
region. five others were injured in that attack. >>> president obama is visiting new york city today. he's getting an update from local officials on superstorm sandy's recovery efforts and the cities most outer burro. randall pinkston talked to staten island residents about the visit. >> reporter: rudy is glad the president is looking at the damage. some relates say fema and private groups have not done enough to get them back on their feet. more than two weeks since the storm, thousands who have homes remain without power and heat. >> everything thinks they're going to be first in line. there's people who need assistance a lot faster than others, eventually they're going o to get to everybody. >> i'm just about this far from the ceiling fan. >> reporter: bob and maxsine road the storm on a foam mattress. they are satisfied with the government's response so far. >> i think it was slow at first. i think once everything kicked in, you know, it was overwhelming. >> reporter: 47,000 new yorkers have applied for housing help, the displaced residents are frustrated and exhausted. they want fem
helping neighbor. on staten island, molly line, fox news. >> and tomorrow, president obama will visit the areas of new york hardest hit by the storm. and the president visited new jersey. >>> straight ahead on the newsem, a reporter threatened by the interior secretary. what caused that confrontation. and a memorable story on this amazing sky diving feat. sue. >> and on that day and another one today, brian. we have a chill in the air. temperatures in the 40s across the region and another cold night expected. how things are trending toward the weekend and speaking of the weekend, scott, a lot of people excited to see the skins back in action. >> they are, sue. when the skins and eagles meet on sunday, philly will trot out a rookie qb, a guy the coaching staff knows firsthand and rg3 joins the choir of voices saying the season is not over. the play-offs are still in the picture. that is straight ahead in the sports edge.  . >>> th is ken salazar is apologizing after making threats to a reporter. >> you see any changes that need to take place in terms of -- >> we're h
on the united states consulate in libya and what the obama administration in new and when. three other americans also died in that attack. blacks after a dreary start the day, we are starting to see some light. far from warm outside. jacqui jeras here with a first look at our forecast. >> it looks good but it feels called. that as a point to be the store the next couple of days. we had quite a bit of rain and now we have some breaks in the cloudiness. you can see some clouds over looking arlington at this hour. we should seek more sunshine later this hour. a few showers still lingering down there in calvert county as well as along the delmarva. about a half of an inch at reagan national and an inch and three-quarters in culpeper. the cold front affecting all of the eastern seaboard. quite a few airport delays, philadelphia, longoria and jfk. partly cloudy skies and 48 by 3:46. morris sunshine. from the belfort furniture weather center, was head back to news. >> and the much anticipated i- 495 express plans, the fortune mile project from springfield to mclean has been heralded as a key project in
to the investigation that uncovered the affair. >>> president obama said that new yorkers will rebound. the president made the first trip to some of the hardest-hit areas in new york damaged by hurricane sandy. the new york mayor and new jersey governor toured parts of staten island, devastated by sandy. >> there is a lot of cleanup to do and people still need emergency help, they need heat and hower -- power, they need food and shelter, kids are still trying to figure out why where they going to school. >> the president also looked at the queens area. >>> the national research council found the nation's grid is spread out across hundreds of miles. many key pieces of equipment are unguarded or so old, they lack the sensors to limit the outages. the the portion of the report are given to the department of homeland security. >>> the largest criminal penaltiy in u.s. district. bp agreed to pay $4 billion to the u.s. government over the next five years. and the record settlement in the gulf, bp agreed to a five- year probation term. two bp employees face manslaughter charges in connection to the deaths o
will also face manslaughter charges. >>> victims of super storm sandy are hoping president obama's visit to new york city today will help spark some progress in the rebuild. the president got a first-hand look at the damage in places like staten island, where some frustrated residence say they need fema to act faster. the agency has about $8 billion available, and they are expected to ask congress for even more. >>> and topper is out on the weather terrace with a look at our forecast. top, it's a cool night. >> it is a cool night. i have added a sprinkle to the forecast south and east of town. not a huge deal. let's start with temperatures. the clouds are doing us a favor keeping temps up somewhat. 47 downtown, 47 at gaithersburg. 43 in leesburg and manassas and 36 up in frederick. satellite picture of the radar combined. watch this precipitation down through richmond, trying to take a turn to the north. most of it will go out to sea tonight and we will have a nice day tomorrow. but right now we're going to say a slight chance of a sprinkle south and east, otherwise mostly cloudy, lows i
>>> this is a special "world news" with diane sawyer on the first night after an historic vote. victory lap. it was a modern american election. that gave president obama four more years. >> i believe we can seize this future together. >> how did a new patchwork of americans come together to give him the win? and force a tough gut-check moment for the republican party? >> paul and i have left everything on the field. we have given our all to this campaign. >> can they recover? and change with the changing america? what is the world saying tonight? how about wall street? and what did the president do today to help the country heal? now, two american families turn the page. the romneys, pulling together. the obamas starting a new chapter in this white house. and the abc news powerhouse team is everywhere, on this historic day for america. live, from abc's election headquarters, this is a special "world news" with diane sawyer. >> good evening. and it was a day of celebration for president obama and a day of soul-searching for the republican party. and a reality check for a nation,
? the bad news is related to the state of wisconsin. president obama won the state of wisconsin. he won the state by seven points. more than 200,000 votes. and when wisconsin state senator alberta darling, who is a republican and a co-chair of the romney campaign in wisconsin, when she was asked just after the election whether a photo i.d. law in that state might have affected the results of the election, this is how she responded. >> do you think photo i.d. would have made any difference to the outcome of this election? >> yes, i think so. we're looking at all sorts of different precincts and all sorts of same-day registrations. i know people will say, we won't have fraud and abuse in our election, but why can't we have voter i.d. when the majority of people in our election, why should one judge be able to hold it up? >> the absence of a voter i.d. law, the romney campaign co-chair in wisconsin says is why mitt romney lost the election in that state. do you think the photo i.d. would have made any difference in the outcome? absolutely. really? of this election? yes, i think so. she's s
developments coming just two hours away from president obama's first news conference since his re-election victory. a moment when an incumbent about to be sworn in for a second term would be expected to outline his goals and agenda but it's likely to be dominated by headlines surrounding two of the nation's highest ranking military general, petraeus and general john allen. let's refresh the details. general john allen is denying any and all allegations of an extramarital affair and any other wrongdoing. his nomination as commander of nato remains on hold but continues to lead in afghanistan. the white house expressing confidence in his ability to do so yesterday echoed by two members of the president's cabinet today. >> no one should leap to any conclusions. no one should leap to any conclusions here. general allen is doing an excellent job. >> general allen is a distinguished marine and commander who's been an important part of the nato isaf mission in afghanistan. >> and this morning nbc news is confirming a connection between general allen and jill kelley, the florida woman who
topics during president obama's first news conference since being re- elected. melanie alnwick is live with more. -- and the benghazi attack. >> reporter: we have the controversy over susan rice and now over excia director david petraeus. it was a business bit of a problem. a lot of senators thought he would not be the one to testify ands you reported, he will be testifying but not about the fair that brought him down. president obama yesterday taking on those controversies in a wide-ranging press conference. republicans had been furious about what they see as a changing time line in the september 11th attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya that killed ambassador chris steve understand and three other americans who were trying to defend the post. they say susan rice gave inaccurate information during her appearances on five sunday talk shows the week after the attack blaming the attack on a video. rice is defended by the president yesterday. >> she has done exemplary work. she has represented the united states and our interests in the united nations with skill and professiona
point. yesterday president obama in his first news conference since re-election exploded at republican finger pointing over rice. >> if senator mccain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me, but for them to go after the u.n. ambassador who had nothing to do with benghazi and was simply making a presentation based on intelligence that she had received and to besmirch her reputation is outrageous. >> earlier sense tore mccain and graham vowed to stop her confirmation. >> i don't trust her. the reason i don't trust her. is i think she knew better. >> we will do whatever is necessary to stop the nomination. >>> back to petraeus. t"the wall street journal" says he was already at odds with james clapper after the cia wanted them to fight back publicly for its role in benghazi. we do have new details on the personal scandal that has enveloped petraeus and john allen from nbc's andrea mitchell who broke the story. >> reporter: at his news conference the president went out of his way to praise petraeus. >> he has provided this country an extraordinary s
to have you. we're going to break in for president obama first news conference. >> i want to reiterate what i said on friday. right now our economy is still recovering from a very deep and damaging crisis our top priority has to be jobs and growth. we have to build on the progress that we have made. this nation succeeds when we have a growing thriving middle class. that is the idea at the core of the plan that i talked about on the campaign trail. rewarding manufacturers and small businesses to create jobs here. providing more americans with chances to learn the skills that businesses are looking for now. keeping this country at the forefront of research, technology clean energy. putting people back to work rebuilding roads and schools. we face a very clear deadline that requires us to make some big decisions on jobs taxes deficits by the end of the year. i believe both parties can work together to make these decisions in a balanced and responsible way. yesterday i met with labor and civic leaders for their input. today i am meeting with ceos of some of the largest companies. i will m
. president obama travels to new york today to view firsthand the aftermath of hurricane sandy. thousands of customers, mostly on long island, still don't have power more than two weeks later. >>> former cia director david petraeus is set to testify on capitol hill tomorrow about the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. the closed hearing will not deal with his extramarital affair. >>> and the fda is looking into reports that the 5-hour energy drink could be linked to 13 deaths over the past 4 years and dozens of cases of health problems. >>> today's weather, foggy in san fran to l.a. pleasant along the gulf coast. a chilly morning in the east. with showers and thunderstorms from raleigh all the way down to miami. >>> and finally from us this morning. disney characters like you've never seen them before. >> they are front and center for a holiday tradition at one of new york's most fashionable is stores. call it mini's madison avenue makeover. going from this to this. glammed up, supermodel style, for the holidays. disney's most famous faces, mickey, goofy, snow white,
. president obama appeared before reporters at the white house on wednesday for his first news conference since winning his second term. he made some of his most extensive comments on climate change to date, acknowledging that his administration had fallen short in taking on global warming. >> we have not done as much as we need to. what i am going to be doing over the next several weeks it, next several months, is having a conversation with scientists, engineers, and elected officials to find out what more can we do to make short-term progress in reducing carbons, and then working through an education process that i think it is necessary, a conversation across the country, about what realistically can do long term. >> despite hard to take action on climate change, obama said he will not advance any environmental policy that override economic concerns. >> there is no doubt that for us to take on climate change and a serious way would involve making some tough political choices. understandably, i think the american people right now have been so focused and will continue to focus on our eco
. >>> president barack obama has a visit to new york next week to review recovery efforts after hurricane sandy. the white house says the president will meet with families, first responders and local specials on thursday. the new york state a lope officials estimate sandy caused as much as $33 billion in damage. >>> there is a stunning shake up in washington as cia director resigned over an affair. he caused his behavior unacceptable. he and his wife holly here at his his swearing in last year. the 4 star general commanded forces in afghanistan. in a state president barack obama praised him for his extraordinary service. the president named deputy director michael moral as taking over as acting director. >>> more details on the affair how it came to light. there are reports tonight that the fbi was investigating a possible security breech at the fbi when the name paul broodwell came up. she cowrote a biography of the general that came out in january. according to the reports the fbi was concerned that he was the target of black male. >>> in eleven minute -- blackmail. in 11 minutes, disclosing
the mess. of course, there's so much we now need to do to work together with a new obama administration. he talks about trade. i would like to see a new e.u.-u.s. free trade agreement which i think will create a real spur economic growth in both of our economies. i was delighted to hear overnight that president obama singled out his commitment to do with climate change, another area where we can work together very well. >> mr. speaker, the deputy prime minister tells us he supports the living wage and the increase announced on monday. can he tell us how many councils paid a living wage? spent mr. speaker, as she knows own leader, her own leader -- >> order, the honorable lady has asked the deputy prime minister a question. members will have to have to hear the answer. the deputy prime minister spend as she knows her own leader has said this is a voluntary process by which we need to encourage both councils and employers in the public and private sector to pay a living wage. no one will disagree, no one will disagree with the idea of a living wage that people will pay a fair wage for a fair
this morning visited the area of new york recoverying from sandy. mr.obama toured a fema center and talked with people who lost homes and loved once, he said fema will handle the recover with but there is a much longer rebuilding project ahead. >> i was speaking on behalf of the country when i said we are going to be here until the rebuilding is complete. and i meant it. >>> so i am going to come back today but i am also going to be coming back in the future to make sure that we have followed through on that commitment. >> mr. obama announced that hud secretary sean donovan will be the federal government's point person for coordinating the rebuilding efforts in new york and new jersey. >>> parents in san jose are shocked a registered sex offender was allowed at their children's school. we will tell you why he was not arrested and more on the sheriff's investigation. >> mark tamayo will let us know when we will see rain today and he will have specifics on when the main event will arrive in your neighborhood. >>> also ktvu talk wed i talked with the highway patrol on the chase that left a pa
and pestilence next. >> president obama returns to washington with a new challenge, bringing together democrats and republicans. >>> and hispanic voters hold the key to victory. a record number of latinos turn out to vote, the majority supporting president obama. demand it at the ballot box. >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for thursday, november 8, 2012. >>> good morning. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. this morning a lot of be folks in the northeast are asking how much more can we take? barely more than a week after superstorm sandy an unusually early winter storm is hitting the region with a nasty mix of rain, snow and gusty winds. the storm moved up the coast overnight disrupting roads and air travel and causing more trouble for an already fragile system. from 60,000 customers who just had their power restored lost it again. teresa garcia is in rockaway beach, new york. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, terrell. look it or not, ready or not, people in this tri-state region are pretty storm weary but they had to power through a nor'easter that brought a lot of snow, w
romney off the front pages for five days while president obama dominated the news cycle and gained credibility after he was praised by conservative new jersey governor chris christie. obama supporters were delirious with joy. >> i'm so glad we had that storm last week because i think the storm was one of those things. no, politically i should say not in terms of hurting people. the storm brought in possibilities for good politics. >> bill: exit polling yesterday showed 42% of those who voted, 42 percent said president obama's response to hurricane sandy was an important part of their decision. also, 9% of those voting yesterday said their decision was made at the last minute. and the storm was fresh in everybody's mind but sandy did not directly reelect president obama. hispanic americans did. breaking 71% for the president. despite all of that, mitt romney could have won the election had he recaptured momentum last weekend. it's like a sporting event. the team with the mo in the last few minutes of the game usually wins. but the romney campaign did nothing, zero, nothing in the la
.com. ♪ lou: president obama's second term likely to include new faces in the cabinet. the president already replacing the secretary of defense, commerce secretary twice with an intern secretary. commerce secretary rice, and more cabinet posts may need to be filled. speculation rising about who will fill the gaps. fox news correspondent shannon green with our report. >> something i am in the process of trying to determine. >> as attorney-general eric holder ways to determine whether he will serve a second term obama administration, it is clear the challenges he faced including being held in contempt of congress by the gop-controlled house how factoring into the decision. >> do i have gas left in the tank? it has been an interesting and to four years. i really don't know. >> other key members of the cabinet have already signaled it will not be around for a full eight years, including secretary of state hillary clinton. publicly indicated that she does not intend to stay, sparking speculation about who versus are maybe. early chatter centered on u.n. ambassador susan rice, but her public role
address in front of it. >> and the fourth new entitlement, obama care, we'd repeal that one. >> we have a few more of those sugar plums in the "sideshow." >>> plet me finish with a book about when we had a hero for a president. this is "hardball," the place for politics. >>> time to bust another 2012 lest myth. the idea took hold that african-americans would not be as fired up to vote as they were four years ago. but here is what the nbc news political desk found in looking at the exit polls. in the states with significant black populations the black vote increased in five states, michigan, mississippi, missouri, ohio, and new jersey. it held firm in pennsylvania, virginia, north carolina, and florida. and it decreased in two states, new york and alabama. neither case was it even close. so much for flagging enthusiasm. we'll be right back. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] some day, your life will flash before your eyes. ♪ make it worth watching. ♪ the new 2013 lexus ls. an entirely new pursuit. >>> welcome back to "hardball." john mccain and his allies have been trying to turn the benghaz
>>> good morning. meeting the press. president obama holds his first post-election news conference today. how will he address the growing scandal involving two top generals, and does he think he should have been told about it sooner? >>> it was a lie. the man who accused elmo puppeteer kevin clash of having an inappropriate relationship with him when he was underage now recants his story and why did he make up such a claim. >>> and it's the sure sign the holiday season is upon us, the arrival of the rockefeller plaza christmas tree, wednesday, november 14, 2012. >>> from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >>> and good morning. welcome to "today" on this wednesday morning. i'm savannah guthrie. >> hard to believe we're ready for the christmas tree, with you it's here. >> exactly. >> lose one direction but we gain the christmas tree. that's a good thing. >> get us in a mood that we were so depressed now that we don't have screaming teenagers on our plaza. >> we wi them. i'm willie geist in for matt? president obama
you very much, sharon at the new york merc. >>> president obama visiting storm ravaged areas of new york city this hour. it comes as we get the first pieces of data showing the business impact of super storm sandy. you guessed it -- it doesn't look good. >>> plus, a blockbuster auction for christie's. more than $400 million went under the hammer. we'll tell you about the big winners and the very interesting trend. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] 'tis the season to discover the kid in all of us. the memories that last, start with the gifts that last. ♪ enjoy free shipping and great values on your holiday shopping from l.l.bean. thank you, mr. speaker, uh, members of congress. enjoy free shipping and great values in celebration of over 75 years of our government employees insurance company, or geico...as most of you know members it.congress. ...i propose savings for everyone! i'm talking hundreds here... and furthermore.. newscaster:breaking news. the gecko is demanding free pudding. and political parties that are actual parties!? with cake! and presents! ah, that was good. too bad n
finished talking about president obama's new agenda and the mandate given to him by the american electorate. before his reelection, nerdland focused on one particular thing that was vital to the democratic process. voting. remember this week in voter suppression? well, at least for now this week in voter suppression is done. we'll go back to it if we need to. but remember, we were looking at efforts to block voters from the polls. now that the election has been decided, here's what we're going do and put on the nerdland agenda. poverty. in this new series, we'll bring you regular stories of people living below the line. the policies and decisions that create the poverty in which they live, what they are doing to survive in tough circumstances and what we can do as a nation to affect poverty. we recognize it's a tough topic and many in politics prefer not to talk about it at all. that's exactly why we want to talk about it. although the official poverty rate didn't increase last year, it was still at 15%. translating to 46.2 million people. when you break it down by age, 21.9% are under the
ed show" from new york. president obama is winning a major class warfare battle with republicans and they are on the road. this is "the ed show" e. let's get to work. >> the president was committed -- selected on the basis he was not romney. and you should vote against romney. >> big money interests have their backs up against the wall in the white house knows it. tonight congressman debbie wasserman schultz on the president's mandate on fairness. >> the election may be over, but the conspiracy theories live on. >> i suspect these tough chicago guys knew about this affair for awhile, and held it in their back pocket until they needed to play their card. >> the latest right wing freakout over general petraeus. >> and if you have better ingredients and better pizza, why not better health care? sam stein on papa john's problem with obama care. >>> good to have you with us. thanks for watching. more bad news for republicans this week. their history of obstruction is coming back to haunt them. president obama made it clear friday he will insist on getting rid of the bush tax cuts for
the same as before the election. what could be different is a new attitude. president obama and his family returned to the white house tonight. >> hey guys. >> hello mr. president. >> reporter: no doubt hoping for warmer relations with the republican controlled house of representatives. >> mr. president, this is your moment. >> reporter: house speaker john boehner indicated a new willingness to work with the president. >> we want you to succeed. let's challenge ourselves to find the common ground that has eluded us. let's rise above the dysfunction and do the right thing together for our country. >> reporter: but can the speaker make deals with the white house and still satisfy tea party republicans. >> i'm not sure i see that changing over the next few years. >> reporter: usf political analyst, david latterman says republicans are at a cross roads. either continue to stone call -- >> or do they get the message that a lot of people don't want that, and there is room for compromise, and they do come to some accommodation on a couple things. >> reporter: diana feinstein says there's hope. >>
>> fox news election alert. barack obama has ben reelected the president of the united states. >> what does that mean for freedom? >> i have no idea. >> that is our show. >> it is finally over now we have four more years of barack obama up. what does that mean to me? freedom. in chicago the president's lugging supporters asked what does that mean for frdom? >> freedom? >> freedom? >> i have no idea. [laughter] >> freedom? freedom? [laughter] >> let's dance. most people had no clue what to do with the question. that is upsetting to me. the man who has taught me a lot about freedom david those. were you surprised? >> i am dumbfounded. i would not expect they would give the answers i would like but i thought they would have an answer. >> it is this what good government give me? free down is not part of that. >> there used to be dead counter culture left like the marijuana freedom doing your own thing even they'd understand starting a business is also doing your own thing. it is disappointing they don't even big of a connection between the democratic election and the impact on fre
>> fox news election alert. barack obama has been reelected the president of the united states. >> what does that mean for freedom? >> i have no idea. >> that is our show. >> it is finally over now we have four more years of barack obama up. what does that mean to me? freedom. in chicago the president's lugging supporters asked what does that mean for freedom? >> freedom? >> freedom? >> i have no idea. [laughter] >> freedom? freedom? [laughter] >> let's dance. most people had no clue what to do with the question. that is upsetting to me. the man who has taught me a lot about freedom david those. were you surprised? >> i am dumbfounded. i would not expect they would give the answers i would like but i thought they would have an answer. >> it is this what good government give me? free down is not part of that. >> there used to be dead counter culture left like the marijuana freedom doing your own thing even if they'd understand starting a business is also doing your own thing. it is disappointing they don't even big of a connection between the democratic election and the impact o
together with the new obama administration and he talks about trade. i'd like to see a new e.u.-u.s. free trade agreement which would spur economic growth in both our economies and also for instance was delighted to hear overnight president obama singled out his commitment to dealing with climate change, another area where we can work together very well with him. >> mr. speaker, the deputy prime minister tells us he supports the living wage and the increase on monday. can he tell us how many lib dems councils pay the living wage? >> mr. speaker, i'm sure she knows her own leader -- order. >> the honorable lady asked the deputy prime minister a question. members will have the urtess i to hear the answer. i want to hear it. >> her own leader said this is a voluntary process by which we need to encourage both councils and employers in the public and private sectors to pay the living wage. no one will disagree with the idea of a living wage where people are paid a fair wage for a full day's work. there is a lot of extra work to be done to make this a reality. but guess what, it is this govern
stairs. >> oh, darn it. darn it all to heck. >> the good news is that obama won. the bad news, only 39% of whites voted for him. that's the pattern. white people vote for white people like it's going out of style. and like most things that white people do, it's going out of style. >> what's next for you father? >> oh, i don't know. there is so much i want to see and do. i'd like to learn how mayonnaise is made. [ the simpsons ♪ >> hello, mitt. >> hello, karl rove. >> i still think you can win ohio. look, now might not be the best time but could i borrow $300 million? >> what were you doing? >> i went to l.a. >> working woman next to al roker who is a man in the world. >> do you see anything in porn that attracts you at all. >> no, pat. these questions that you ask me, i'm going it really-- >> can you do me a favor before we let you go, and can you perform for us a call. >> yeah, i can do one. >> yeah. >> just-- >> just go right after it. [ >> thank you so much. >> i still love you america. i do. but you've heard my feelings very, very much. >> i want to assure the american people th
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with guns. >> it comes as the obama administration imposed a new round of financial sanctions against iran to stop tehran from moving forward with the ambitions to build a nuclear weapon. >> coming up on the news edge. yo i would wake up and every day i would say today's the day i'm not going do it. >> a former rockette opens up about her battle with bulima. her advice to other young dancers and performers. >> that kid is five. an internet sensation. oh, my goodness. he's the real deal. he appeared on the ellen show after conspiraciy thiso rifts believed his rendition of the plight of the bumblebee. he can really play the piano. a@ . >>> holidays are drawing near. there the is a lot going on behind the scenes of the holiday show. one former dancer is opening up about her battle with bulima. >> reporter: when gretta became a radio city rockette in 2000, she thought she would finally get her life in order. >> purging up to 30 times a day and spending $100 a day on food. i became depressed. >> reporter: the lifelong dancer dreamed of becoming a rockette since she was a little girl in kansas c
official, he wasn't even at home at the time. he was in albany, new york. >> president obama and his family are back at the white house tonight after that re-election vote last night. the obamas were all smiles as they stepped off air force one. before leaving chicago, the president stopped at his campaign head kwauquarters to w with republicans in congress. >> you e lelected us to focus o your jobs, not ours. and in the coming weeks and months, i am looking forward to reaching out and working with leaders of both parties to meet the challenges we can only solve together. >> another historic moment for the president. this picture was posted on his facebook page last night. it is now the most-liked picture in facebook history with nearly 4 million fans. >> we are 10 1/2 weeks away from inauguration. the stage is being built on the steps of the capital. officials expect up to 800,000 riders on inauguration day. >> wlahat happens when the messages cross the line? some people could wind up with fewer friends on facebook. >> to friend or unfriend, that is the question. a mere 24 hours after the
to collins. bruce springsteen and barack obama they are congratulating each other and people in new jersey, close to two weeks without power. i'm wondering why they are congratulating. >> paul: including your household. >> i don't think it's the government's job to provide power but to make a public show of take the credit i think he ought to be politically accountable. i don't see the great results. i see a lot of private people doing the relief effort. >> this is myth to the news, even as hurricane sandy raged new york governor steven kerr was diverting workers from his own driveway to remove a tree. so as the governor spent the last ten days promising taking a
's close. new york stocks dliped from the start as investor concerns shifted to how obama will address the country's economic challenges. they're particularly worried the fiscal cliff could weigh down u.s. growth into the new year. >> it's a pretty sad day for wall street. >> i don't think it's for the best of the country. i had a good feeling that romney was going to be a better candidate for the economy. not bowl. obama. >> many offices in history manhattan remain closed. new york city officials have struggled to turn power back on after hurricane sandy hit last week. >>> following an overnight plunge on wall street tokyo share prices are falling thursday morning. the key nikkei arm now currently standing at 8888. that is down 84 points, or just about 1%. investors placing sell orders on especially export-related issues. currencies, the dollar is currently being sold against the yen. worries about u.s. and european economies. the dollar/yen, 79.96-80.01. the euro/yen, 102.01-06. market players are buying the yen, it's regarded as a relatively safe asset amid pessimistic factors. thos
, the pentagon. >>> cbs news has learned president obama will likely nominate u.n. ambassador susan rice to replace hillary clinton as secretary of state. rice may face a tough confirmation process, though. republicans have criticized her response to the september 11th assault in benghazi. rice said it was a spontaneous response to anti-american protests in cairo and not a coordinated attack. >>> congress returns today with an agenda dominated to avoid the so called fiscal cliff, the combination of tax expense increases and spending cuts. president obama meets with top ceos tomorrow to discuss the issue. on friday, mr. obama meets with congressional leaders. >>> new york governor andrew cuomo is asking the federal government for $30 billion in aid to help his state rebuild following hurricane sandy. two weeks after the storm, tens of thousands of customers remain without power in the hardest hit sections of new york and new jersey. some 55,000 of them on long island. cuomo says the long island power company was not prepared and failed to communicate. >> i'm going to do a thorough review/
fifth amendment rights. >>> president obama visit staten island, new york. it comes as new york's attorney general subpoenaed two power companies into a probe into their performance. the subpoenas demand con ed and long island power authority turn over details for storm preparation. >>> straight ahead your thursday morning weather and in sports, what's worse? shooting under your own basket or missing three times? okay, now here's our holiday gift list. aww, not the mall. well, i'll do the shopping... if you do the shipping. shipping's a hassle. i'll go to the mall. hey. hi. you know, holiday shipping's easy with priority mail flat rate boxes from the postal service. if it fits, it ships anywhere in the country for a low flat rate. yea, i know. oh, you're good. good luck! priority mail flat rate boxes. online pricing starts at $5.15. only from the postal service. [ male announcer ] it's that time of year. time for campbell's green bean casserole. you'll find the recipe at campbellskitchen.com. ♪ campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. but they haven't experienced extra stren
obama's first news conference since winning reelection last week, he ended up calling republican criticisms of u.n. ambassador susan rice outrageous. the president called out republican senators lindsay graham and john mccain for their comments saying they would block the u.s. ambassador to the united nations susan rice if she is nominated for secretary of state. >> if senator mccain or senator graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me. and i'm happy to have that discussion with them. but for them to go after the u.n. ambassador who had nothing to do with benghazi and was simply making a presentation based on intelligence that she had received and to besmirch her reputation is outrageous. >> summer mccain will do whatever it takes to block the nomination. >>> the president also spoke about the fiscal cliff in his news conference. >> jessica doyle is back and this your money report, the latest on the negotiations and high stakes that families will face if we fall off this cliff. >> president obama said he is willing to work with republicans to prevent th
with top ceos tomorrow to discuss the issue. on friday, mr. obama meets with congressional leaders. >>> new york governor andrew cuomo is ask asking the frovd for $30 billion in aid to help his state rebuild following hurricane sandy. two weeks after the storm, tens of thousands of customers remain without power in the hardest hit sections of new york and new jersey. some 55,000 of them on long island. cuomo says the long island power company was not prepared and failed to communicate. >> i'm going to do a thorough review/investigation and a very serious one, and they will be held accountable. for past performance. and then we also have to get smart about this, and we have to make sure that we're prepared for when this happens again. >> this morning, gas rationing in new jersey ends, but remains in effect for new york city and surrounding suburbs. >>> overseas now and the spreading unrest in syria. for the second day in a row, syrian jets struck positions near the turkish border. yesterday, syrian jets and helicopters bombed a rebel-held border town. opposition groups say up to 16 people we
thing to understand that this new coalition that obama has put together -- remember, he received 76% support among asian-americans. the republican party, in 1968 began adopting its infamous strategy, moving away with democrats in the south and what workers in the north who were troubled or have difficulty accepting racial integration in the schools and colleges, and the southern strategy that has been there with operating for the past 50 years has ended. it is over. one exit poll shows among latinos this week, 57% of -- have identified themselves as republicans, 20% self identify themselves as independent, and only 14% to identify themselves as republican. the republican party -- there are more independent latinos now than in the republican party, and that is the sector of the population that is growing faster and will for the longest period of time over this -- most of this century, a list demographically. >> i want to play a comet -- >> this now requires -- resistancea lot less to some kind of immigration reform from the republican party as those republicans like the bush brothers
the medicare deficit. that's really good news. we could phase in a lot of the reformrms in obama care more quickly, such as the accountable care organization, and make those savings occur even sooner. >> great to talk to you. thank you for joining us today. >>>> good d to be with you. >> tha you, maria. >> we will s you soon. marty feldstein and laura tyson. >>> up next on the "wall street journal report" we have talke about the economy under a second obama presidency but what about the markets and your money. we will find the investing moves and how to otect yourself. >>> when you think babankers, y think jamie dimon. we will talk regulation politics and policy. back in a moment. [ female announcer ] today, it's not just about whoives in the white house, it's about who lives in the yellow house the green, and the apartment house, too. today we n not only honorr thoval office, but we honor the cubicle, and the home office as welll. bse today it's about all of us. and no mamatter who you are, you're the commander-in-chief of your own life. ♪ ke a closer look... you're the commander-in-chi
on the residents of rockaway beach. >>> and according to the hill, the new jersey governor called president obama to congratulate him on his win. he picked up the phone. what did he do for governor r m romney? what did he do for the man he campaigned for? a condolence e-mail. meanwhile, a commission on responsible medicine wants the president to start scarfing down junk food. still, his enthusiasm for junk food, no match for the feelings that he has for his staff. here's what he had to say about them wednesday. >> because of what you guys have done, means the work that i'm doing is approved. and i'm really proud of that. i'm really proud of all of you. and -- [ applause ] >> president obama getting choked up there. you are now looking at the most circulated image in the history of twitter. that photo, posted on president obama's twitter account moments after he was declared the winner tuesday night, showing him embracing the first lady at a campaign rally in august, the subtitle there, very simple, for more years. >>> coming up, the changing face of america and how that will make every election,
morning. here are stories making news this morning. president obama marked veterans day with a traditional wreath laying at the tomb of the unknowns. it was the first veterans day in a decade without american troops serving in iraq. >>> israeli forces fired warning shots into syria, after fighting between syrian rebels fell on an army post in the golden heights. >>> central venice is under water because of heavy rains and seas whipped up by strong winds. high tide has reached its sixth-highest level since recordkeeping began. >>> the blue gingham dress has sold for $480,000 at auction. >>> and a british woman is divorcing her husband after he refused to re-create scenes from the best-selling erotic novel, "fifty shades of grey." she cites his, quote, boring attitude towards sex, as ed of unreasonable behavior, which is one of five grounds for divorce in the united kingdom. >>> now, your "first look" at this morning's dish of scrambled politics. a chicago tv station reports that if jesse jackson jr. makes a plea deal with the feds, he would likely mean an agreement from politics. jackson is
the assault spontaneous in september reached a boiling point. yesterday president obama and his first news conference since re-election exploded at republicans finger pointing over rice. >> if senator mccain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me. but for them to go after the u.n. ambassador who had nothing to do with benghazi and was simply making a presentation based on intelligence she had received and besmir much her reputation is outrageous. >> earlier, senators mccain and graham slammed rice vowing to stop her rumored nomination as secretary of state. >> i don't trust her. and the reason i don't trust her is because i think she knew better and if she didn't know better, she shouldn't be the voice of america. >> we'll do whatever is necessary to block the nomination. >> all right. so back to petraeus. "the wall street journal" reports he was already at odds with his boss national intelligence directsor james clapper after petraeus wanted the cia to fight back publicly against criticism for its role in benghazi. and we also have new details thi
on standard & poor's, that's the news back drop and the big deal here is does the obama selloff continue this thursday morning and let's see. the opening bell has stopped ringing and trading has begun and we're dead flat to slightly higher. by the time the stocks are open, you can expect the dow to be on the down side and it is, three points lower as of now. listen to this one, we've got news on wal-mart and it's driving that particular stock down. it's revealed that an internal investigation finds possible violations of foreign bribery laws in other countries besides mexico. and the scandal in mexico erupted last year and wal-mart says it's broader than that one country and reports that its sales were down, not good. so, nicole, have we opened lower for wal-mart? >> you know, i'm looking through to try to find the good news, there's little good news, you really have given the points here and we're down about 2 1/2% and sales are below estimates and their outlook is narrower and not good news, it's trailing estimates. and also the fact that traffic, the amount of people going into the st
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mayor lee says the cost to replace that bus is about a million dollars. ama daetz, abc7 news. >>> president obama isn't spending time celebrating, he's back to work and facing upcoming showdown with congressional republicans overtaxes, deficits and impending fiscal cliff which sent the dow plunging yesterday. the president and his family returned to the white house last night. he has been on the phone with top leaders of the house and senate, all involved in stake stag -- in staking out opening positions. >>> students enrolled in california state university system are getting a refund thanks to voter approval of prop 30. the measure rolls back all of this year's fee increases. many students will get back $249 the end of the month in the form of a direct deposit. other campuses are crediting students next semester. >>> defense attorneys around the state are preparing to ask judges for reduced sentences for thousands serving life sentences in prison for relatively minor crimes. it follows the passing of prop 36 tuesday which revises california's three strikes law. up to 3,000 c
for the holiday season. katie marzullo, abc7 news. >>> president obama set to make his first post election comments today about actions needed to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff that could plunge the economy back into resection. the president will ask republicans and democrats to work together. he will speak from the white house at 10:00 this morning, our time, about tax increases and spending cuts that will come automatically if congress doesn't act before january 1st. more coming up in the next half hour. >>> new report shows bay area job market should expand more quickly. the bay area -- job totals should expand by 7.2% overall. professional and business services will grow the most quickly over two years. education and health care are expected to grow by 10%, leisure and hospitality will expand by 9%. the only bay area job losses are expected to come from government agencies. >>> moraga school board president has abruptly resigned hours after winning reelection tuesday. the district superintendent e-mailed parents last night about the resignation, effectively immediately. the school di
the president, with employees of goldman sachs contributing more than $1 million to team obama. but new financial regulations and the president's frank talk about the excesses of wall street bruised some egos along the way. >> i would call myself a barely democrat at this point. i've gotten disturbed at some of the democrats' anti-business behavior, the sentiment, the attacks on work ethic and successful people and i think it's very counter productive. >> go back to the attacks on work ethic. wall street finds itself in an awkward position, according to the "times", quote, starting over with the obama white house will not be easy. one senior wall street lawyer who spoke on the condition of anonymity said wall street made a bad mistake in pushing so hard for mr. romney. they are going to pay a price, he said, it will sofltsen over time but there will be a price. jeff, as a white house denison, both of you, surrounded by white house den nasons, how hard will it be to repair this relationship? how much ranker does the white house hold in its heart for the titans of wall street? >> the pres
says we kept the majority and ran on no new taxes, but the nuance here is important. and the nuance is john boehner and barack obama, and we have a story posted right now that says this barack obama didn't once mention the word race. he said he wants the wealthy to pay more. so if the president says he wants the wealthy to pay more, that means he could keep the rates the name. john boehner said he want no higher tax rates, so they aren't so far apart, but liberals will not be happy if that's the case. >> jennifer: well, unless though, if the president is able to orchestrate a way where they would generate just as much revenue in removing those deductions and loopholes from the wealthy, as they would from seeing the rates go up, what is the difference? >> i'm not denying that. but letting the top two rates expire brings in about $960 billion over ten years. that's a lot of money. that's almost enough to turn off the automatic spending cuts plus in place. i don't know that putting a cap on deductions or loopholes, i'm not sure that is going to bring in a trillion
administration turnover, but tonight president obama has a new unexpected high-level post to fill in his second term. the cia director resigned sending colleagues a message saying, quote . . . fred caplin is reporting that the affair with his his biographer. the white house released a statement saying he was outstanding, and thanked him for his service. with us for analysis of what the absence of patras means is jeanine. thanks for joining us. we also have news that a woman -- paula broodwell -- this again is nbc reporting, it was under an fbi investigation over accessing his email, whatever that means. so jeanine you have covered him. he was sort of the golden boy of generalsrtnly. he seemed to have a stellar reputation. what kind of bomb shell is this? >> it is huge. he is one of the most important military personnel of your generation. he dealt with everything from the crisis in syria, to crisis in israel with drone strikes. he has been the front man on all of these issues. >> jennifer: so let's talk first about the -- the whys and the times of this. this is a friday
. > > larry levin of trading advantage. always a pleasure larry. > > thank you. president obama will hold a news conference wednesday to speak to the nation about the fiscal cliff, and he's calling congressional leaders to the white house on friday. chuck coppola joins us in the newsroom with more. the so-called fiscal cliff is right smack in the middle of the agenda in washington, and as our cover story shows you, the president and congressional leaders have already staked out their positions. president obama called on house republicans to give certainty to middle class families by extending middle class tax cuts immediately, before they run out at the end of the year. "i've got the pen ready to sign the bill right away. i'm ready to do it." fairness in taxes proved a key issue during the campaign. extending a tax cut for the middle class now would effectively keep republicans from holding it hostage later in negotiations to extend all tax cuts, including those for the rich. "i'm not going to ask students and seniors and middle-class families to pay down the entire deficit while people l
-old congresswoman is not in the picture. meantime president obama scheduled his first news conference since the election. abc news will carry it live 10:30 a.m. our time. >>> well, three oakland police officers were reunited with a baby boy that they helped deliver on friday. know land -- noland shell miller is named after oakland's noland park, the spot where he was born. his father pulled in and asked for help as nolan's mother went into labor. this is surveillance video. nolam's mother gave birth in the family's suv with the help of police. now four days old noland was introduced to the officers and they gave him his first teddy bear. how sweet is that? >>> let's turn your attention to the weather forecast as we hit midweek. sand jaw patel is -- sandhya patel is back. >> it is a sweet looking forecast for midweek. let's show you the sunset. thisth is what noland came into. you can see the high clouds. it was a gorgeous day. let's check out live doppler 7hd and i will show you what it looks like. we do have some high clouds moving overhead so first thing in the morning this is what you wi
in on friday. details on that, plus more storms on the way this weekend, coming up 789 . >>> president obama held his first news conference since being reelected. he talked about everything from the looming fiscal cliff to the scandal that brought down david petraeus. >> i hear you have some questions for me. >> reporter: at a press conference where president obama wanted to focus on plans for the next four years, the first question arose from the past few days. >> general petraeus had an extraordinary career. >> reporter: the president said his former cia chief's abrupt resignation following the exposure of an extra marital affair was based on a personal decision. >> i have no evidence at this point from what i've seen that classified information was disclosed that in any way would have had a negative impact on our national security. >> reporter: next topic, the looming fiscal cliff where tax hikes and spending cuts kick in in the beginning of the year unless congress strikes a deal. >> i'm open to compromise and new ideas. >> we should not hold the middle class hostage while we debate tax
the investigation sooner. during a news conference on wednesday president obama praised david petraeus. >> general petraeus had an extraordinary career. he served this country with great distinction in iraq, in afghanistan and as head of the cia. by his own assessment he did not meet the standards that he felt were necessary as the director of the cia with respect to this personal matter that he's now dealing with, with his family and with his wife. and it's on that basis that he tendered his resignation and i accepted it. >> the house panel is looking into the government's handling of the deadly september attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. tomorrow they will hear from david petraeus. susan mcginnis is in washington with more. >> reporter: this is something congressional leaders have been calling for and now general petraeus will be here on capitol hill. his input is seen as critical regarding the attacks in benghazi and also he's expected to be asked about his affair and that fbi investigation. after calls by congressional leadership former cia director david petraeus will testify before cong
by the outcome, president barack obama promised eight new or approach towards a statesmanship. >> in the coming months i am looking forward to reaching out to leaders of both parties to meet the challenges we can only solve together. >> romney also spoke of bipartisan cooperation promising pat brady had of the illinois gop to also eco the same sentiment. we need a government we can afford and get a job creation going i think everybody needs to come together and do that and it should be serious policy discussion we should put politics aside for a while. >> republicans had scheduled a morning after victory party breakfast some of those who showed up also talked about healing and working together. we might be able to see some interesting things happen in washington d.c. between republicans and democrats to make that happen and i'm hoping in illinois we benefit as well. i think there has to be a move to the middle if you will how that gets done, your constituencies need to demand that appeared >> maybe this time healing can become a reality. >> i believe we can seize the future together because
for bid. >>> president obama will travel to new york next week to check out the recovery efforts firsthand. and there he will meet with families, local officials and the first responders who have been dealing with the aftermath of super storm sandy and then the nor'easter. in new york alone, the damage could reach $33 billion. it was a pretty odd day for the folks that live there. not strange, just odd. you see, today gas rationing began and only people with license plates sending in an odd number are allowed to fill up. tomorrow it will be the even numbered people's turn. there are numerous stations closed because they don't have gasoline or electricity to pump it. >>> and governor chris christie toured the damage looking over the sea side boardwalk. the governor said the owners want to rebuild and he is going to help them. christy reminisced about riding the rides there with his own daughters just a few months ago. >>> and the archdiocese of washington is trying to help out victims of sandy. this morning students at saint andrew apostle catholic church and some other perishes were loadin
effect. 17 states and d.c. allow medical marijuana use. >>> president obama will travel to new york next week to see the recovery after hurricane sandy and that nasty nor'easter. he'll tour the badly battered region on thursday. the double whammy storms knocked out powers to hundreds of thousands who were finally starting to get the power back on. in staten island sanitation trucks are using heavy claws to clear debris from the streets. one neighborhood is still submerged in 12 feet of water. this is neighborhood a fuel mile from the ocean. residents are still freezing in the dark in their badly damaged home. >> my daughter three and i bundled her up in blankets and put her between my husband and myself to get the body heated, the warmth. >> i haven't figured that out yet. i really haven't. it's the next step, i guess. >> it's just awful. it's just beyond. it's earlier it. it's awful. it's undone. >> well, you can certainly understand when you look at these images why emotions are still so raw. many homeowners say even with insurance they are going to have to pay for personal expenses.
. >> welcome to "this week in defense news" president obama will romaine the commander in chief for another four years, but before he's sworn in again in january, he has to work with the republican house, and the democratic senate to avert the threat of sequestration. absent a deficit reduction deal by the end of the year, more than $1 trillion in cuts would be triggered across the government, half would hit the pentagon that's just starting to implement $500 billion in cuts over the coming decade. here to talk about sequestration, new players in congress and the administration is our expert roundtable with rick maze, the editor of the military times up in, macker mackenzie eagin, and gordon adams who served in the clinton white house. guys, welcome back, and thanks for joining us. mackenzie, let's start with you, we have the sam problems, occasion of characters, president obama in the debate was adamant that sequestration wouldn't happen. can he strike a deal this time? and having seriously committed themselves to stymying the agenda, the day after being elected the nice time.
and focused on big issues that affected the whole country. >>> president obama is to visit new york's statten to evaluate recovery efforts there. it is his first visit to the impact zone in two weeks. meantime, two of new york's biggest utility companies are cooperating with an investigation into preparation and response to sandy. con ed and long island power both received subpoenas yesterday requesting records on restoring power and communicating with customers. the storm left 2 million in new york in the dark for days. >>> i plan for so-called mart meters in every cab before january will n happen and a contractor is to blame. that employee is now fired. the contracting officer had too many glaring errors in a $35 million bidding deal that went to veriphone. smartmeters have gps technology and tv monitor. nbc 4 has a contract with veriphone to provide contest for those televisions. the bidding process will be restarted >> d.c. council will consider regulations for the popular car service uber. tax drivers say they are stealing business and by not operating as a cab company. uber says some wa
be back >> at 20 one minutes past the hour i'm arthel neville with your fox news minute. president obama saying last hour he is inviting congressional leaders on both sides of the aisle to the white house to discuss a solution to the looming fiscal cliff. the president says raising taxes on the wealthiest americans must be part of the plan and he will refuse to accept any approach that isn't balanced. >>> new reports out suggest president obama's senior advisor, valerie jarrett may have let secrets talks with the iranian region. the white house and state department responding to claims saying the reports are false. the talks would be the first one-on-one negotiations between the two countries in more than 30 years. >>> a source close to the lakers front office is saying head coach, they will give him the boot, talking about mike brown. this is happening after the disappointing 1-4 start to the season. no word yet who will take over but the insider indicates the team will tap one of its assistant coaches on an interim basis. it is all i have for you on that one. when i have more i will gi
the news of the day and taking your calls. pardon me. at 1-866-55-press. and president obama winning a decisive victory indeed on tuesday. re-elected for four more years but now a lot of republicans are saying he didn't get a mandate. what do you mean he didn't get a mandate? he won the electoral vote. he won the popular vote. he won! mitt romney lost! end of story! president obama does have a mandate to push his agenda. we'll tell you why and we'll tell you what it is but first here's the latest, today's current news update, standing by in los angeles, lisa ferguson. hi lisa. good morning. >> hey bill. good morning everyone. it's more than 24 hours now since the polls closed and we are still waiting on an official number from florida. it is obvious the state has not fixed its voting problems. as i'm sure you remember, it was florida 12 years ago causing the legal disaster between vice president al gore and president george bush. the difference this time, no one cares as much. president obama's victory was well secu
with no delays. >>> the liberal left has been celebrating president obama's reelection. fox news jessie waters went to find out why. >> obama care. >> i am real licks sited to see obama carol out. >> passed obama care premiums went up. >> are you concerned about this massive national debt? >> spends the least amount of money than any president. >> obama? >> yes, he did. >> are you sure about that? >> i am positive. >> what's the point of raising taxes on wealthy people? >> they can afford to pay a little bit more. >> because if you raise taxes it's only 68 billion in revenue. >> don't you hate the rich do you? >> i love the rich. >> it is about a week of spending. >> you know what knocking out public television gets you? >> what? >> about an hour. >> are you guys on drugs right now? >> no, no, no. >> having a good time. >> a lot of people were pair rodding what you hear in the media prior to the election. a lot of talking points. he always has a good time. 47 minutes after the hour now. >> are you really picky when you eat? so picky you can't eat off a plate without a design. >> it's another s
a state of the union address in front of it. >> and the fourth new entitlement, obama care, we repeal that one. >> message from pretend president romney. >> got a few more of those sugar plums in the side shows. let me finish way book about when we hay hero for a president. this is "hardball," the place for politics. ave to eat it as pt of your heart healthy diet. step 1. eat the soup. all those veggies and beans, that's what may help lower your cholesterol and -- well that's easy [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. hi, i just switched jobs, and i want to roll over my old 401(k) into a fidelity ira. man: okay, no problem. it's easy to get started; i can help you with the paperwork. um...this green line just appeared on my floor. yeah, that's fidelity helping you reach your financial goals. could you hold on a second? it's your money. roll over your old 401(k) into a fidelity ira and take control of your personal economy. this is going to be helpful. call or come in today. fidelity investments. turn here. >>> time to bust another 2012 election myth. the idea took h
hear you. >> the time for change has come. chris: the new america, the country makes history again. doubling down on hope and barack obama. what does the winner hope will give him and more important us a second term upgrade? will the hard right in the house give thumbs down for the re-elected president, will they risk the fiscal abyss to keep their ties to the tea party? and finally, this is my country. even mitt romney was echoing that cry from the anti-obama crowd, pledging to take our country back. but that is deep in the past. no matter how hard they want it, america's fewer you to -- future just won't look like the early 1950's. hi, i'm chris matthews. welcome to the show. with us today, the washington post bob woodward. "the washington post" kathleen parker, "the new york times" d helen cooper. first up. barack obama's place in american presidential history was upgrated tuesday with his convincing sweeping re-election by an entirely new american elect rat. -- electorate. >> we are greater than the sum of our individual ambitions and we remain more than a collection of red sta
>>> the looming cliff. president obama faces the first challenge after his re-election avoiding a fiscal crisis that could trigger a new recession. frustration builds in the northeast as thousands remain cold and in the dark after two powerful and damaging storms. >> this happened again so soon. feel very frustrating and anxious. >> members of the elite team six are reprimanded for allegedly revealing classified information. >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, of november 9th, 2012. good morning. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. we begin in washington. there is a new sense of urgency to avert a looming fiscal crisis. it's the so-called fiscal cliff a combination of tax hikes and spending cuts scheduled to kick in next year. both democrats and republicans are talking compromise but we have heard this all before. and in the just released report from the nonpartisan congressional budget office predicts dire consequences unless it's resolved. tokyo's nikkei and hong kong hang seng were down 1% and wall street investors are selling. the dow jones industrials were do
obama is on the ground in new york city looking at recovery efforts following hurricane sandy. this is video from the president departing this morning. 16 days after the storm thousands are still without power. the president scheduled to meet with families responders and local leaders. the hurricane is blamed for a spike in unemployment filings with nearly 500,000 making claims last week the highest level in 18 months. the labor department says most claims came from the states impacted by the storm. people can claim unemployment if there were place closes in washington, the focuses of the so-called fiscal cliff with republicans responding to the president's proposal. >> an opening bid of 1.6 trillion in taxes is not serious. it is more than simpson-bowles or any bipartisan commission has called for. >> mitch mcconnell went on to call move a joke. democrats will be adopted as their position later this afternoon. it is another chilly day in the nation's capital. not as much sunshine today. >> we do not have the psychological sunshine giving us the boost that we in in terms of te
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